Unna Lounge

Lounge Chair, Beyond Black ed.

Zanat

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  • Year Completed: 2017
  • Design: Monica Förster Design Studio
  • Creative Director: Monica Förster
  • Team: Riccardo Paccaloni, Lavinia Rossetti, Ida Eklöf Johansson

With soft, elegant lines, Unna lounge chair was designed to impart a feeling of softness and comfort to a lounge chair made entirely in solid wood. Unna’s complex sculptural shape is also a testimony about the extraordinary skill of Zanat’s craftsmen in carpentry. The modernized hand-carved patterns add a special touch to the backrest of the chair. The carvings also provide a way to individualize the product.

For the exhibition Beyond Black at JUS during the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017, Monica Förster Design Studio designed a special edition of the Unna Lounge chair in black, with Sami-inspired embroidery on cushions. This embroidery has a reflective almost glowing surface which creates a contemporary expression to the project.

Photograph by Bobo Olsson.